Iceland’s heartbreaking Christmas ad, Diageo offloads a tranche of brands and Black Friday signals the start of the Christmas shopping period – we take a look at this week’s biggest retail news stories.
ICELAND GETS POLITICAL
Frozen specialists Iceland have taken aim at the palm oil industry in their Christmas collaboration with Greenpeace, which has seen them fall afoul of UK political advertising rules. Watch the heartbreaking ad and read more HERE.
The drinks giant has sold a portfolio of 19 brands to US rival Sazerac.
A new study from PwC finds that a fifth of Irish consumers plan to start their Christmas shopping next week.
HOUSEHOLD SPENDING UP 4%
Irish household expenditure saw its fastest rise in four months, with a 4% year-on-year increase.
FRESHLY CHOPPED HEADED FOR THE HOME MARKET
The salad bar game-changers have launched a bagged range for customers keen to take the brand home.